Archive for February, 2015

Fly Press

Posted: February 28, 2015 in Uncategorized

We just got a new tool set up in the shop. It is a 1930s Norton Fly Press, made in England.
We are using it to make tooling, and will be using it to forge hot and cold iron.
Here are a few first experimentations using it to form blocks of hot steel into rounding dies, and a make hot-cut hardy chisel from a jackhammer bit.

Some tooling that we’ve made for it so far: